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Cross-Border Resource Management
 
 

Cross-Border Resource Management, 2nd Edition

 
Cross-Border Resource Management, 2nd Edition,Rongxing Guo,ISBN9780080983196
 
 
 

  

Elsevier

9780080983196

354

229 X 152

Covers cross-border resource management, environmental issues, and development of cross-border areas

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Hardcover

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USD 185.00
 
 

Key Features

* Examines various types of cross-border areas at both international and sub-national levels throughout the world as well as their geographical, political, economic and cultural influences on the cross-border resource management
* Uses the latest international and area data, resulting in new findings for cross-border environmental activities
* Contains numerous case studies throughout the world including  in-depth case studies of cross-border resource management

Description

In discussing theoretical and analytical issues relating to cross-border resource management, this book explores a group of geographical, political, legal, economic and cultural factors that arise when political units (such as sovereign countries, dependent states and other administrative units) seek to maximize their political and economic interests while minimizing the resultant damage (e.g. resource degradation and preservation of the physical environment).

The book is organized into three parts. Part one discusses the theoretical issues relating to cross-border development and the cross-border management of natural and environmental resources. Part two provides a variety of alternatives to advancing cross-border development as well as of options for cross-border management of resource exploitation and for cross-border conflict management. In Part three, using the theoretical and methodological frameworks that have been discussed in Parts one and two, respectively, two in-depth case studies on cross-border development and resource management are provided.

Readership

Regional Planning and Sustainable Development Policymakers, Natural and Environmental Resource Scientists, Cross-border Relations Experts, Resource Management Specialists

Rongxing Guo

Rongxing Guo is Professor and Head of the Regional Economics Committee, Regional Science Association of China (RSAC), Peking University, Beijing. He has served with the OECD in Paris and at the Brookings Institute in Washington, DC. He has taught at the Australian National University, the China University of Mining and Technology, and Korea University, and Gakushuin University in Tokyo. He has an Amazon author's page.

Affiliations and Expertise

Regional Science Association of China (RSAC), Peking University, Beijing

Cross-Border Resource Management, 2nd Edition

Part One. Theory.
1. Some basic concepts.
2. Resource management and cross-border areas.
3. Can cross-border resources be optimally managed?
4. Cross-border resource management: methodological puzzles.
5. Institutions for cross-border resource management.
6. Cross-border resource management in disputed areas.
Part Two. Practice.
7. The triangular resource management of the Tumen River area.
8. The transnational water pollution in the Lower Mekong Basin.
9. The U.S.-Mexico border environment cooperation.
10. China's interprovincial border disputes at Lake Weishan.
 
 
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